An artificial lake where water is collected for use
Artificial embakements or built up land to prevent flooding
Level, flat land that may be submerged or covered by floodwaters
Being awed shows respect or amazement and yearned is something you do to stop a flood.
Yearned is a deep longing or desire and awed describes a flooded area of land.
Awed is having showed an emotion of fear or respect or amazement and yearned is having longed for or desired something.
Moving violently through a floodplain
Has reached its highest point
Flowing or passing slowly through small openings